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Willie Nelson performs during WXPN's Non-Commvention at World Cafe Live.

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June 7, 2012 – The American icon and storyteller performs a playful collection of songs from his new album, Heroes. WXPN


Jimmy Cliff Live In Concert at the Celebrate Brooklyn Kickoff at Prospect Park Bandshell, June 5

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June 5, 2012 – Hear the legendary reggae star perform 50 years' worth of hits outdoors in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. WFUV


J. Spaceman performs during Spiritualized set at The 9:30 Club on Thursday, May 10.

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May 11, 2012 – Watch the English space-rock band in performance at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.


Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes At World Cafe Live

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May 10, 2012 – Hear the 11-person psychedelic folk band perform songs from its new album, Here, live from WXPN. WXPN


The Walkmen's seventh album is titled Heaven.

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May 4, 2012 – Hear the band play material from their upcoming release Heaven at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. WXPN


fun. perform at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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May 3, 2012 – Hear the band behind the wildly popular song "We Are Young" in a concert recorded at the 9:30 Club.


Kishi Bashi performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on April 3, 2012.

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May 1, 2012 – The one-man orchestra juggles violin, beatboxing and loop pedals in a concert from the 9:30 Club.


Of Montreal plays the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on April 6.

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April 24, 2012 – Watch the wildly theatrical band's latest stage spectacle, recorded live at The 9:30 Club.

Lost In The Trees perform at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on April 11, 2012.

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April 18, 2012 – The band performed its deeply affecting songs, recorded live from Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

The Magnetic Fields plays NPR Music's day party at The Parish on Thursday in Austin.

Watch The Magnetic Fields, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

April 11, 2012 – The Magnetic Fields' hold on a live crowd is powerful enough to yield pin-drop silence.


Fiona Apple plays NPR's SXSW showcase at Stubb's on Wednesday evening in Austin.

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April 11, 2012 – Hear a three-song set from Apple's commanding return to the public stage.


The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle live at the Ecstatic Music Festival, held at Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, on March 24, 2012.

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March 23, 2012 – Hear a transcendent show by a very unlikely pairing from the aptly named Ecstatic Music Festival. Q2

Dan Deacon.

Read Ecstatic Music: Dan Deacon, NOW Ensemble And Calder Quartet Q2

March 20, 2012 – Hear a purveyor of overdriven sound team up with two of the hottest groups in new art music. Q2

Channy Leaneagh of the Minneapolis-based band Polica, at NPR's SXSW day party in Austin, Texas.

Watch Polica, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

March 15, 2012 – Newcomers from Minneapolis mix two live drummers with a singer whose voice is heavily manipulated.


Baltimore's Lower Dens, led by singer/guitarist Jana Hunter, perform at NPR Music's SXSW day party at The Parish in Austin, Texas.

Watch Lower Dens, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

March 15, 2012 – Live in Austin, the Baltimore band mixes warm and cool to build intensity out of difficult emotions.

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